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What mackerel and a volcano can tell us about climate change
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 21:29:06 -0800
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — What could an Indonesian volcanic eruption, a 200-year-old climate disaster and a surge in the consumption of mackerel tell us about today’s era of global warming? Quite a bit, researchers say. A group of scientists and academics with the University of Massachusetts and other institutions made that assessment while conducting research […]
Sierra Nevada brewery issues 36-state recall of select beers
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 13:56:09 -0800
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. announced a recall Sunday of certain 12-ounce bottles of its pale ales, IPA’s and other beers after detecting a packaging flaw that could cause a piece of glass to break off into the bottle. In a statement Sunday, it said the recall applies to eight different types […]
Company hopes to build pot-friendly RV park in Oregon
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 13:25:08 -0800
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon company wants to build a pot-friendly RV park. A company that supplies warehouse space for marijuana growers is eyeing property near Lake Selmac in Josephine County. The park will be called Smoke on the Water, Grow Condos Chief Executive Officer Wayne Zallen said. If the project moves forward, the […]
Rocky Ford Creek a popular winter fly-fishing spot for big-sized rainbow trout
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 12:36:22 -0800
Here is the latest fishing report from Dave Graybill, longtime Eastern Washington outdoor radio host and angler: One of the most popular fisheries in the winter in our region is with fly fishers. While all the streams are either closed or choked with ice, Rocky Ford Creek near Ephrata is open for business. The creek is […]
If someone wants me to change, then should I?
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 07:00:00 -0800
Advice columnist Carolyn Hax first asks: Is this something about yourself that you want to change? And can you? Also, a newlywed is deeply offended by in-laws’ slideshows of the bridegroom with previous girlfriends.
Sunday Best: Tracee Ellis Ross
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 07:00:00 -0800
The star of “Black-ish” — and recent Golden Globes winner — chooses a playful dress for a daytime event and gets points for coordination.
Hey, be nice to those traffic flaggers
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 06:00:00 -0800
Readers rave about acknowledging traffic flaggers, Seattle Seahawks season, 911 caller at fire; rant about stolen garden art, too many charity requests, hit and run, drivers dropping passengers in the street.
Coastal razor clam data still shows beaches are filled with acres of clams to dig
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 12:08:51 -0800
If you’re an angler or shellfish gatherer Im sure just like me you like seeing data, and below is a glimpse of what the 2016-17 coastal razor clam season has produced for diggers. Digging will be open Jan. 27 (minus-0.5 feet low tide at 6:26 p.m.) at Copalis; Jan. 28 (-0.6 at 7:01 p.m.) at […]
Washington Sportsmen’s Show comes to Puyallup Fairgrounds beginning Wednesday
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 10:50:11 -0800
Many anglers, hunters and outdoor enthusiasts are making plans to head to the Washington Sportsmen’s Show at the Washington State Fair Events Center in Puyallup from Wednesday (Jan. 25) through Sunday (Jan. 29). Check out the latest outdoors gear, electronics or gadgets, and get insight with more than 150 hours of free seminars from fishing, […]
A first day record 156 chinook caught in Roche Harbor Salmon Classic
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:43:10 -0800
The first day of the Roche Harbor Salmon Derby in the San Juan Islands produced some large sized hatchery chinook. “We weighed in 156 fish (on Friday), and that was the most ever for this derby,” said Tim Flint, a spokesman for the Northwest Marine Trade Association’s Northwest Salmon Derby Series. “We looked back and […]
San Juan Islands in the winter remains focal point for salmon anglers
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 08:08:27 -0800
Being flexible during the winter marine chinook salmon fishery is the driving force to a successful outing. Take my experience on two recent fishing trips to northern Puget Sound – postponed twice before we got out on Nov. 16 – and the San Juan Islands – put on hold once in mid-December before finally wetting […]
Johnson & Wales culinary arts museum to close to the public
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:38:03 -0800
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Johnson & Wales University is permanently closing its culinary arts museum to the public. The university announced Thursday that the closure will take effect Feb. 27. It is continuing to digitize the museum’s holdings for research and viewing online . The museum opened in 1989 and is home to more than […]
How to politely dodge a ‘low-key,’ invitation-free wedding
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 07:00:00 -0800
Advice columnist Carolyn Hax tackles the non-invite invitation: The couple didn’t send wedding invitations, a relative issued details by email, and the ‘low-key’ aspect of it all only confuses someone who wants to decline without giving offense.
Winter recreation pays off for Idaho’s Harriman State Park
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 05:00:00 -0800
Officials at Harriman, long a popular summer destination, in recent years have turned their focus to winter. They opened the park to the surging sport of fat biking and have begun plowing the main road for easier access to cabin and yurt rentals.